Crescent City Classic COUNTDOWN:

Crescent City Classic Schedule



Important Pre-Race Dates:


Feburary 28th: Last day to purchase the Mailed Bib to have your bib (without first name) mailed to your house 

December 1stLast day to register for $45 


Health & Fitness Expo: at the Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Thursday, April 18th 12:00 PM - 8:00 PM 

Friday, April 19th 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM 

Our Expo is unlike any other race Expo - something is going ALL THE TIME during the full two days!  Make sure to check out the schedule and plan your visit around the special presentations and FREE fitness classes we have arranged for our participants to take advantage of!


Race Day: 


5:30 am    Buses begin running from City Park (at Beau Bassich Circle) to start area (Champions Square)

7:00 am    Pre-race warm up in Champions Square, led by Ochsner Fitness Center

7:30 am    Last shuttle bus leaves City Park 

7:45 am     Final Announcements, Dignitary Welcome and the National Anthem begin at the Start Line

8:00 am    The Allstate Sugar Bowl Crescent City Classic Begins!

8:30 am     The Michelob Ultra RaceFest begins near the finish at the new Festival Grounds on Friedrichs Ave. (Festival bands begin playing)

9:30 am   Complimentary bus transportation begins taking participants from City Park (at Henry Thomas Dr.) back downtown to Poydras St.

10:15 am   Award Ceremony & Costume Contest begin on main stage?

10:30 am  Distribution of Top 500 posters begins in Top 500 Tent 

11:00 am   Festival Bands resume playing 

1:00 pm    The RaceFest officially ends; Complimentary bus transport back downtown ends